Connecting Generations is a multi-faceted program which aims to provide educational opportunities for caregivers, and non-custodial parents, and their children (ages 0-19).

The Connecting Generations Program offers:

  • Wrap-around services with families to create customized plans to overcome barriers
  • In-home case management and mental health counseling
  • Whole family focused Parenting Classes utilizing evidence-based curriculum
  • On-going educational workshops and engagement activities for all family members
  • Guidance for all ages to achieve higher education
  • Material and financial assistance, resource linkage provided on families’ needs
  • Community collaboration for all family members currently enrolled in school, including assistance

Connecting Generations has Family Support Workers available to meet with families, in the family home, on a regular basis, designed to support individual needs. Our monthly events provide opportunities for family members to grow and learn together.

The counties served by Connecting Generations:

Bedford, Coffee, Giles, Franklin, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Perry and Wayne

To make a referral

Columbia Office (Connecting Generations)
416 West 7th St.
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: (931) 901-0205

Relative Caregiver Office
323 East Lane Street
Shelbyville, TN  37160
Phone: (931) 773-3004

The Center for Family Development (Central Office)
124 East Side Square
Shelbyville, TN  37160
Phone: (931) 684-4676
Fax: (931) 684-5140

You may also email referrals or questions to or call or text (615) 943-3822.

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